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Cuba to face Bulgaria in Handball Emerging Nations Championship semifinals

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Cuba to face Bulgaria in Handball Emerging Nations Championship semifinalsHAVANA, Cuba, Jun 14 (acn) Cuba will face Bulgaria tomorrow in one of the semifinals of the 2019 IHF Men´s Handball Emerging Nations Championship taking place in Tbilisi, Georgia.

The European team will be Cuba´s opponent as they ranked second in Group B with 4 wins and only one defeat, after losing yesterday 19-35 to Georgia, first seat of that Pool.
Cuba topped Group A unbeaten in five outings and was escorted by UK (4-1), who will clash with the local side in the other semifinal match.
Despite being the leaders of their Pool, Cubans (167-130) had very similar stats regarding goals favor (GF) and against (GA) to those of the Bulgarians (159-124), that´s why their goal difference was also so similar +37 per +35, respectively.
According to the official website of the contest, 13 out of the 14 Cuban players have scored in the tournament, as even goalkeeper Magnol Suarez, who by the way has been among the best in the contest, has scored twice; but the scoring leaders are Omar Toledano (30), Adonis J. Garcia (22) and Reinier Taboada (21).
They should closely guard Svetlin Dimitrov (32), Kristian Vasilev (31) and Branimir Balchev (28), scoring leaders of the European squad.

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